Friday, December 6, 2013
Is biggest coaching news looming?
By Chris Low
It's almost too quiet for this time of year in college football.
This is when agents make their money, when speculation and misinformation run rampant and when coaches try to discern if the grass really is greener on the other side of the fence.
While there hasn't been a great deal of movement, it certainly will be worth watching what happens at Texas, which obviously could trigger a serious domino effect. If Mack Brown retires, don't be surprised if Florida State's Jimbo Fisher is a name that surfaces in the Longhorns' search.
Getting Fisher out of Tallahassee could be a chore. If the Seminoles, as expected, play in the national championship game, that adds another month to the timetable before Fisher would be available. He's also sitting on a gold mine in terms of talent and has an easier pathway every year to the national championship game with the Seminoles playing in the ACC.
Of course, what typically drives the perennial coaching carousel is the green. That's green as in cold, hard cash.
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